Flylow athlete and skier extraordinaire Michele Manning was in Chamonix, France, for a couple of weeks this spring. "Skiing the Chamonix valley is amazing," she writes on her blog. "It's hard to describe the majesty of the mountains here. Chamonix and the surrounding areas are the birthplace of skiing and it's always been my dream [...]
May 19, 2013
April 30, 2013
Tioga Pass and Virginia Lakes roads are now open from the east side, creating solid access to California’s famous Eastern Sierra spring corn harvest. Not ones to be left out of the fun, Flylow made sure to be there to sample the goods.
After a solid night under a very big moon at Mono Lake we [...]
April 11, 2013
Spring break 2013 was a wild one. The highlight of our trip to the Tahoe region might have been taking home the Golden Saucer from the 2013 Pain McShlonkey at Squaw Valley, but there was more to the 10 days of corn hunting than just a gleaming saucer.
Our mission of the trip was to ski [...]
March 27, 2013
Nearly 30 inches of snow had fallen by early Wednesday evening and the National Weather Service was calling for an additional 6 to 10 inches overnight. The forecast called for clearing skies on Thursday morning, which would make for the first time northern Vermont had seen anything but snow and wind in nearly three days.
January 30, 2013
Flylow took a group of editors and writers up to Powder Addiction Snowcats on Jones Pass, Colorado, this week to test out some of next year's gear. It was perfect testing conditions: sleeting snow, pounding wind, little to no visibility, and 10 inches of fresh snow. What better way to test waterproofing and breathability of [...]
January 21, 2013
Splitboarder Anthony Cupaiuolo, AT skier Jeff Glass, and telemark skier Nils Miller ("See, we really can all just get along," jokes Anthony) recently set out for a backcountry tour up Mount Tallac, on Lake Tahoe's West Shore. Anthony, who's a Flylow ambassador, writes in a blog post on Firsttracksproductions.com: "It was a cold (-3 degree) [...]
June 13, 2012
Winter may be ending in the northern hemisphere, but in places like New Zealand, it's just getting started. Ski resorts on New Zealand's South Island are opening earlier than planned this year, thanks to some early-season snowfall. If you're itching for some powder in August, it's not too late to book your trip to NZ [...]
April 11, 2012
A crew of Flylow friends, athletes and founders recently went on a hut trip to Tahoe's Lost Trail Lodge, which is a four-mile backcountry skin from the town of Truckee, California. To call it a "hut trip" is probably a misnomer. The lodge sleeps 20 -- in beds, with sheet and blankets (no sleeping bags [...]
January 10, 2012
It’s a well-known fact that this winter has started off slow for us skiers in the lower 48. While it was easier to cope with the lack of snow before Christmas, once the New Year hit, I decided it was time to take action and seek out snow. While some have traveled to Alaska, Canada [...]
January 8, 2012
Photo by Chris Benchetler
A few weeks ago the powder drought was getting ready to really set in and we were already feeling the need to find it. I was riding the lift with evo.com founder and pro skier Bryce Philips when he got a call from world renowned photographer, Adam Clark, inviting him on a [...]